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Words Project Jazz Festival Tour 2016


June 09, 2016



So excited to be taking my new project on the road this summer. We had an awesome CD release back in March in Toronto and Kitchener/Waterloo, ON – so now I'm looking forward to releasing the CD at the following jazz festivals:

June 21 Medicine Hat Jazz Festival,
June 22 Medicine Hat Jazz Festival
June 23 Winnipeg Jazz Festival
June 28 Ottawa Jazz Festival
June 30 Vancouver Jazz Festival (can't wait to make it back home for this gig!)
July 1 Edmonton Jazz Festival
July 2 Victoria Jazz Festival

The amazing Felicity Williams, Alex Goodman, Jon Maharaj and Morgan Childs will be joining me (see schedule for more info!)

This tour was made possible through the assistance of the Music Section of the Canada Council for the Arts.

Toronto Star Review for "Words"


March 18, 2016



Here's a great review of our new CD, and a great piece on the state of jazz these days.

Toronto Star Review - Peter Goddard

"Words" Release


March 10, 2016



So excited to release my next CD "Words" featuring poems by Wordsworth, Tim Bowling, Laura Lush, Carole Langille, Melissa Mansfield, and Lloyd and Ted Tosoff. Check out it out here: https://soundcloud.com/amanda-tosoff/sets/words-out-march-11-2106

"Words" CD Release


January 04, 2016



I'm so excited to release my brand new CD "Words" this coming March. It features my own compositions using poems by Canadian poets Tim Bowling, Laura Lush, Carole Langille, as well as the great English poet William Wordsworth, and lyricists Melissa Mansfield, Lloyd and Ted Tosoff. This is a departure from my previous work – and is the first time I've written music with words!

The release will be at the Music Gallery in Toronto on March 10, and the Jazz Room in Kitchener-Waterloo on March 11. With Felicity Williams on voice, Alex Goodman on guitar, Jon Maharaj on Bass, Morgan Childs on drums, Drew Jureka on violin, and Andrew Downing on cello.

Music Gallery Website

** Thanks to the Canada Council and the TD Discovery Series Special Projects program for supporting the show at the Music Gallery March 10

Massey Hall w/ Emilie-Claire Barlow


January 02, 2016



I had such a great fall playing a bunch of fun gigs with the fabulous Emilie-Claire Barlow and company – including a few dates with full orchestras. I'm super excited to playing her music from her latest CD "Clear Day" at Massey Hall on Feb 10 (FYI the fantastic Chris Donnelly is the pianist on the record!)

See http://masseyhall.com/eventdetail/Emilie-Claire-Barlow for tickets.
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